- sustaining program,
- sustentacular cell,
- sustentation fund,
- sustineo alas,
Origin of sustentation
Examples from the Web for sustentation
Colonel Digby's spirits depend much upon female support and sustentation.The Ladies|E. Barrington
Interest as connected with the sustentation of a certain mode of social life.A Critical Examination of Socialism|William Hurrell Mallock
The poor husbandman and artificer must labour all weathers for his living and the sustentation of his family.History of England from the fall of Wolsey to the death of Elizabeth. Vol. III|James Anthony Froude
In Flanders there are permanent funds, &c. for the sustentation of the poor.
But the writer has perhaps learned to regard two glasses of meridian wine as but a moderate amount of sustentation.Dr. Wortle's School|Anthony Trollope
Word Origin for sustentation
late 14c., from Anglo-French, Old French sustenacion, from Latin sustenationem (nominative sustenatio), noun of action from past participle stem of sustenare, frequentative of sustinere (see sustain).